WASHINGTON - The Federal Housing Finance Board may have a quorum for the first time in nearly 18 months when it meets in June, thanks to Thursday's Senate Banking Committee approval of two pending nominations.

The committee voted unanimously to confirm former Rep. Bruce A. Morrison, D-Conn., as chairman of the agency and lobbyist J. Timothy O'Neill to sit on its board. The full Senate was expected to approve the nominations as early as today.

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